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Duke law journal
There can be no outrage, methinks, against our common nature,whatever be the delinquencies of the individual,-no outrage more flagrant than to forbid the culprit to hide his face for shame; as it was the essence of this punishment to do. 1 But the point which drew all eyes, and, as it were, transfigured the wearer,-so that both men and women, who had been familiarly acquainted with Hester Prynne, were now impressed as if they beheld her for the first time,-was that SCARLET LETTER, sodoi:10.2307/1372521 fatcat:xtqoxc77rnfr3mc4wm3ogn4vti